Today is 40 years since Grange Hill was first broadcast. Running from 1978 until 2008, covering 31 series and 603 episodes, the series has been one of the most successful children’s television programmes ever. The antics of the pupils of Grange Hill had viewers hooked; whether it was Tucker and Benny, Trisha and Cathy, Zammo and Jackie, Roland and Janet, Robbie and Ziggy or a huge selection of other memorable characters, every viewer had a favourite. Coupled with gripping, edgy story-lines the show became essential viewing.
Whilst we are celebrating the 40th anniversary all year, for the actual day we’ve put together a few things to visit on Grange Hill Gold that help commemorate the screening of the very first episode.
HAPPY 40TH GRANGE HILL!
Check out our episode guide for Series 1
Find out more about the designing of that iconic title sequence.
And finally, find out what the cast are up to in our ever popular Where Are They Now feature.
Please explore the wide range of other exclusive features on our site; designed to celebrate everything Grange Hill! The site is constantly being updated and over this anniversary year we have a wide range of exciting new additions! For an overview of everything we have covered, check out our regular blog posts in the Archive in the side bar.